Catalogue of Indian medicinal plants :
Latin Name Sanskrit Name English Name Common Name Part(s) used Drug Class Indication
Valeriana wallichi Tagar Valerian rhizome Tagar-ganthoda Root, rhizome Sedative, antispasmodic, stimulant, carminative, antiseptic Epilepsy
Vanda roxburghi Rasna Rasna Root Nervous system diseases Rheumatism
Vangueria spinosa Pinda Aaliv Fruit, leaf Refrigerant, cholagogue, expectorant
Verbascum thapsus Mullein Gidar tamaku Flower, leaf Aphrodisiac, muscular Asthma, cramps, migraine, sun-burn,
Vernonia cinerea Sahdevi Plant Antipyretic
Vetivera zizanioides Usheer Cuseus grass Khas Plant Fixative in perfumes and cosmetics, , coolant, diuretic Stomatitis, hepatitis
Viburnum prunifolium Black Haw Bark Diuretic, astringent, tonic, Urinary tract infections
Vinca rosea Vinca Ratanjot Seed, plant Tumour, diabetes
Viola biflora Banfsa plant Constipation, diaphoretic, Respiratory disorders, fever,
Viola odorata Wild violet Banafshah plant Emetic, expectorant
Viola tricolar Banfsa plant Constipation, diaphoretic, Respiratory disorders, fever,
Viscum album Banda, hurchu, Rini Leaf Tonic, emetic, purgative, Hernia
Vitex negundo Nirgundi Fives leaf Nirgundi Leaf Analgesic, lumbago, aphrodisiac, Greying of hair
Vitis vinifera Draksha Grape Kali draksha Fruit Laxative, refrigerant, demulcent, diuretic Constipation,
Wedelia calendulacea Bhringraj Pita bhringraj Plant, fruit Uterine tonic, alterative, Alopecia, cough
Withania somnifera Ashwagandha Winter Cherry Ashwagandha Root Aphrodisiac, general tonic, diuretic, nervine sedative, adaptogenic, alterative, immuno-modulator
Woodfordia fruticosa Dhatki Dhaydi phool Flower Astringent, Dysentery, liver diseases, menorrhagia, haemorrhoids
Wrightia tinctoria Krishna kutaj Mitha inderjau Bark,seed Aphrodisiac, vermifuge, stomachic, tonic Hypertension
Xanthium strumarium Aartgal Gadario Chronic fever, anti-inflammatory, adenopathy Hypertension
Zanthoxylum aromaticum Tejowati Toothache tree Jangali Dhaniya Seed Thirst-regulator Toothache
Zingiber officinale Shunthi Ginger Sunth Rhizome Aphrodisiac, carminative, aromatic, stimulant, increases prostaglandins, adjunct to tonic remedies Cough, cold
Ziziphus jujuba Badar Zizyphus Ber fruit Anxiety, mental retardation, cold, flu, stomachic, piles, mouth ulcer, skin diseases, conjunctivitis, hair-care
Ziziphus nummularia Badar Bordi Boils, coolant
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